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After Israel, France to give COVID boosters to elderly, vulnerable

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05.08.2021

PARIS — France will offer COVID booster shots to the elderly and vulnerable from September, joining a growing list of countries offering third vaccine shots to fight new virus variants, French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday.

“Yes, we will probably need a third dose, not for everyone straight away but at any rate for the elderly and the most vulnerable,” Macron said in the latest in his series of explanatory videos on the government’s vaccination strategy.

He confirmed that the booster shots would be available from September.

Last month he had already revealed plans for a booster campaign, saying it would target those who had been the first to get a shot earlier this year — mostly people over 80 or with serious........

© The Times of Israel


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